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Definitions of cite

  • to give something as proof to support a theory or to help explain why something has happened; to quote (=to speak or write words written by someone else), especially to help support an argument or theory

    "She cited figures from the Central Bureau of Statistics which showed a 7.6% increase in street crime."

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